War movies often bring heroic atmosphere while promoting the teamwork and bravery of soldiers in wars from history. It helps viewers to imagine the fierceness and pain that war causes to everyone, from soldiers to innocent civilians.

The different war movies below are themed about wars that occurred during and after the second world war but also some famous wars in other history. Here are the 50 best war movies of all time that you should watch.

Ghost of War movie

The mansion of the unlucky

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: Action, Horror
  • Directed by: Eric Bress
  • Pemeran : Brenton Thwaites, Theo Rossi, Skylar Astin

This movie is about a group of American soldiers on duty to look after a castle in Paris during the era of World War II. The castle is a outpost used by Nazi soldiers as a resting place and wants to take over. so American soldiers were assigned to protect the castle in rotation.

Upon arriving at the castle, Chris (Brenton Thwaites) notices something strange about the place. Chris and the rest of the crew are harassed by the spirits of the castle’s former inhabitants, who tragically died at the hands of Nazi soldiers. Will Chris and the other members be able to survive and escape the castle ?

Enemy Lies

Film stop the enemy

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: Drama, War
  • Directed by: Anders Banke
  • Actors: Ed Westwick, John Hannah, Tom Wisdom

Once again, a war-themed story of World War 2. This film tells the story of American soldiers and British soldiers, both of whom are tasked with ‘kidnapping’ a scientist from Poland. , who has the ability to build a nuclear missile weapon that can harm many people. Everyone. The soldiers unite and cooperate with each other before the Nazis, Russia or other countries capture the scientist and are forced to assemble the weapons in question.

However, the pursuit of this scientist encountered many obstacles. The hostile countries when they learned that the scientist was ‘abducted’ were all very angry and are now targeting the US and UK militaries in addition to the scientist.

Shadow in the Cloud movie

Movie Monster in the Clouds

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: Action, Horror
  • Directed by: Roseanne Liang
  • Pemeran: Chloe Grace Moretz, Taylor John Smith, Beulah Koale

The story is about Captain Maude (Chloe) who is tasked with bringing a mysterious package of secrets to Auckland by plane. All B-17 Flying Fortness aircraft are male, initially suspecting Maude to be a woman. But Maude broke the members’ doubts by showing off his abilities.

The delivery went smoothly at first, until an intruder messed things up. The entire flight program went awry and caused Maude to lose many of his members. However, Captain Maude continued his mission to deliver the secret package to Auckland. Did it work?


Movie of the hunting squad

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: Action, War
  • Directed by: MJ Bassett
  • Actors: Megan Fox, Phillip Winchester

If before, you’ve seen Megan Fox playing a beautiful woman who is far from being like a real soldier, now Megan appears fiercely in the movie called Rogue as the leader of the O’ mercenary group. Hara is on a rescue mission. a hostage in the most remote area of ​​Africa.

Challenge after challenge O’Hara faces his members. In terms of killing enemies, O’Hara cs., definitely trained. But what happens when she is trapped in a vast desert, inhabited by a large, ferocious lion? Watch the fun of the story in the movie Rogue.


Movie Rescue Mission

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: Action, War
  • Directed by: Sam Hargrave
  • Pemeran: Chris Hemsworth, Rudhraksh Jaiswal, Randeep Hooda

Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is a reckless black market mercenary. He is sent to save a boy kidnapped by a large international crime group for his master and he will receive a large reward after completing the mission.

It is Ovi Mahajan (Rudhraksh Jaiswal), the guy in question. He is the son of India’s biggest drug lord. He jumped out of the house to play at the club and unfortunately, while at the club, Ovi was kidnapped by one of his father’s rivals. Out of this problem Tyler is assigned to complete the mission to rescue Ovi.


Movie Captain Battleship

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: Action, War
  • Directed by: Aaron Sheneider
  • Actors: Tom Hanks , Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan

Captain Ernest (Tom Hanks) is an American warship captain whose job is to bring 37 allied ships across the border. Unfortunately, when they were about to reach the border, the air and naval units tasked with protecting them from German attacks were not there. As a result, the war began.

Sensing that they had no shield, the intelligent Germans began hunting the ships one by one under the leadership of Captain Ernest. In addition to facing those dangers, Captain Ernest must also face the fierceness of the North Atlantic waters that make their movements increasingly difficult to control.

The Outpost

Outstanding movie

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: Action, War
  • Directed by: Rod Lurie
  • Actors: Scott Eastwood, Orlando Bloom, Caleb Landry Jones

This film is based on a non-fiction novel by Jake Tapper titled “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor” which was released in 2012. It is about a group of American soldiers taking shelter in a post in the Kamdesh area. as their point of view when hunting the Taliban group.

Although vulnerable to enemy attacks, leader Benjamin (Orlando Bloom) still tries to befriend the tribal chief with the intention of being able to “hide” and smuggle weapons into the fort to attack the Taliban. But suddenly, the Taliban attacked all without any preparation. What will happen next? Don’t forget to watch the movie!

The Forgotten Battle

Movie Battle of the River Scheldt

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: Drama, War
  • Directed by: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.
  • Actors: Tom Felton, Theo Barklem-Biggs, Jan Bijvoet

This movie is set in World War 2. Hundreds of soldiers from many countries fought against the German army on Walcheren Island, Zaeland. Out of the hundreds of soldiers who fought, there were 3 soldiers who became close friends as a result.

The three of them are a young Dutch soldier fighting against the Germans, a British Glider Pilot and a Zaeland girl who has followed her heart to fight. All three have the same mission. Get free.

Rogue Warfare 3: Death of Nation

Rogue Warfare 3: Death of Nation

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: War, Action
  • Directed by: Mike Gunther
  • Actors: Jermain Love, Will Yun Lee, Rory Markham

A terrorist group from the Middle East named Black Mask is a great threat to the whole world due to their atrocities, carrying out terrorist acts using bombs around the world. This has caused all the leaders in all parts of the country to conventionally assign the most elite warriors to participate in this mission to find the Black Mask group.

Established elite armies selected from several countries; are Daniel (Will Yum Lee) from China, James (Rory Markam) from America, Ralph (Jeremaine Love) from England and others. They must unite with each other and be able to support each other to complete the task.

The 24th

Movie The 24th

  • Release : 2020
  • Genre: History, War
  • Directed by: Kevin Willmott
  • Actors: Byers Boy, Bashir Salahuddin, Aja Naomi King

The film is about the character Boston (Boy Byers) is a member of the US military who “stands out” among other American soldiers. In addition to black, Boston is also known as the hardest land, so it is loved by many seniors. Feeling acceptable to all black soldiers, Boston accepted the harsh reality.

When he served in the 24th Infantry Regiment, during his assignment, Boston saw many black soldiers like him being treated unfairly, violently, and brutally. How can Boston solve all these problems? Can Boston voice its opposition and ‘equal’ its people?

Movie Battle of Midway

Movie Battle of Midway

  • Released : 2019
  • Genre: War, Drama
  • Directed by: Roland Emmerich
  • Actors: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans

Based on a true story, Midway itself was the target of war by the Japanese military after the previous destruction of Pearl Harbor, resulting in the deaths of many American soldiers. Japan really wanted to paralyze the United States by waging a continuous war with large numbers.

Not standing still, the remaining American troops planned to counter-attack Japan. There are about 4 Japanese aircraft carriers that they want to destroy. Although outnumbered, the Americans believed they could conquer Japan and make Japan withdraw; but they are still restricted by the Japanese attack code.

Once the US team was able to crack the code, all the troops at sea and in the air were deployed. The surprise attack overwhelmed Japan. Four Japanese aircraft carriers were destroyed and sunk. This clearly destroyed the Japanese army’s plan to attack the US. The Japanese eventually withdrew their troops and the Pacific War ended.

12 Strong

12 Brave Cavalry

  • Released : 2018
  • Genre: War, Drama
  • Directed by: Nicolai Fuglsig
  • Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Peña

Captain Mitch Nelson (Chris Hemsworth) is part of a secret special force, the Green West. After the tragedy of September 11, 2001 – the attack on the twin towers of the World Trade Center – occurred, Mitch asked his superiors to be tasked with fighting the Taliban and other Al-Qaeda alliances. Mitch and his team are eventually sent to Afghanistan.

While there, Mitch convinces the leader of the northern coalition, General Dostum (Navid Negahban) to unite against the Taliban. Mitch and his team of 11 fight the local style, namely on horseback.

The problem occurs when the number of horses is limited and not all members of the Green Berets can ride. They also had difficulty detecting the presence of the Taliban, so they planted the bomb in the wrong place.

The Wall

Movie wall of life and death

  • Release year : 2017
  • Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
  • Directed by: Doug Liman
  • Actors: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena, Laith Nakli

Compared to other war movies that cost a lot to produce, “The Wall” is probably a low-budget war movie. Even so, this movie presents an interesting plot and the casting is also quite accurate.

Set in the Iraqi desert, two soldiers – Isaac (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and Sergeant Matthews (John Cena) – are still stalking the whereabouts of a mysterious sniper who shot their comrades dead. By that time, the Iraq war was over. After a long and unsuccessful wait, they set out to investigate other areas.

Isaac and Matthews’ calm while hiding was disturbed when Matthews was shot. As far as the eye could see, there was only a stretch of sand and not a single human figure could be suspected of being a sniper.

Realizing that their lives are in danger, they can only hide and be safe behind the ruins of the wall of war.

Movie 13 o’clock: Benghazi’s Undercover Soldiers

13 o'clock: Benghazi's Undercover Soldiers

  • Release year : 2016
  • Genre: Action, Drama, War
  • Directed by: Michael Bay
  • Actors: John Krasinski, Pablo Schreiber, James Badge Dale

The conflict in Libya has led terrorists to launch attacks in various areas. One of the terrorist targets was the US Embassy located in Benghazi, Libya. To ensure the security of the embassy and American citizens in Libya, the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has assigned 6 elite former US soldiers to guard the Benghazi area.

Although these elite troops have previously been supported by allied forces in Libya, their mission has not been easy. They must always be on guard and risk their lives because the situation there is getting hotter and hotter.

Land of Mine

Movie my land

  • Released : 2015
  • Genre: War, Action
  • Directed by: Martin Zandvilet
  • Forum: Roland Møller, Mikkel Følsgaard

The film tells the chaotic story of dozens of German soldiers who are asked to remove more than 40,000 landmines scattered across the west coast of Denmark. Not without reason, dozens of these soldiers were asked to clear landmines they had planted themselves. Dozens of soldiers were prisoners of the Danish side.

Although the German soldiers laid mines, dozens of these young soldiers did not know exactly where they were, so people would surely die from the mines themselves. They were all watched over by a sergeant, who showed absolutely no mercy when he saw young soldiers in danger because of something they didn’t do.

Movie American Sniper

Movie American Sniper

  • Release year : 2014
  • Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
  • Directed by: Clint Eastwood
  • Actors: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner

American Sniper is a 2014 film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, who is considered the “deadliest marksman” in US military history. with 255 victims. The film itself received much praise and criticism for its depiction of the American invasion of Iraq.

Despite being nominated in 6 categories, American Sniper only managed to bring home the Oscar for Best Sound Editing. But commercially, this film has grossed a lot of dollars from theaters worldwide, reaching $534 million and taking the top spot as the highest-grossing war movie to date. now.

Lone Survivor

Survival movie

  • Release year : 2013
  • Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
  • Directed by: Peter Berg
  • Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch

This time the Afghan War was the setting for a Hollywood war movie. Lone Survivor follows Marcus Luttrell’s struggle during Operation Red Wings to capture the leader of the Taliban, Ahmad Shah. The operation failed and all his soldiers could not save lives and left Luttrell alone to try to get out of the Taliban lair.

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster and Eric Bana, this story is based on a book written by Marcus Luttrell himself. Lone Survivor was nominated for Best Achievement in Mixing and Best Achievement in Sound Editing at the Academy Awards.

Red Dawn

  • Released : 2012
  • Genre: Action, War
  • Directed by: Dan Bradley
  • Actors: Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck, Josh Hutcherson

This is a remake of the 1984 film of the same name. About how a group of high school students including Jed Eckert (Chris Hemsworth), Jed’s younger brother; Matt (Josh Peck), Jed’s partner Robert Kitner (Josh Hutcherson) and several others have rebelled and tried to resist the sudden invasion of America by the North Koreans.

The reason why Jed and Matt want to fight is because their father was killed by the North Koreans and they want revenge, and they want to make North Korea back down. This member named Wolverine actually fought against the North Korean army and quickly gained many members who wanted to join.

The Flowers of War

  • Released : 2011
  • Genre: War, Drama
  • Sutradara : Zhang Yimou
  • Actors: Christian Bale, Ni Ni, Zhang Xinyi

John Miller (Christian Bale) is an American citizen, a businessman who specializes in funeral arrangements. Once, he went to the city of Nanjing to make funeral arrangements for one of the pastors of the church there. However, when she entered the church, several Chinese women entered asking for protection due to being chased by Japanese soldiers to rape her.

At first John was confused because he didn’t understand what was going on, not to mention the head pastor of the church there had just passed away. Unknowingly, John took on a priest’s clothes to disguise himself as a priest and help all the targeted Nanjing citizens hide under the church. Can Father John continue to help and hide the whereabouts of the targeted Nanjing women?

Green Zone

Desert storm movie

  • Release year : 2010
  • Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
  • Directed by: Paul Greengrass
  • Actors: Matt Damon, Jason Isaacs, Greg Kinnear

The US believes that Iraq has weapons of mass destruction hidden somewhere. To find out the truth, Uncle Sam’s land has sent Sheriff Roy Miller (Matt Damon) to find the location of the weapons store.

Roy is aided by intelligence agencies trying to find the location of an arsenal belonging to Iraq. Roy and his team go on a highly profitable mission. In fact, they had to scour the desert full of landmines.

In the process of investigation, Roy suspects that some conspiracy has happened in this verdant area. Roy learns that the intelligence services of both countries are trying to fabricate a mutually beneficial story.

The Messenger

Movie messengers

  • Release year : 2009
  • Genre: Drama, Romance, War
  • Directed by: Oren Moverman
  • Actors: Ben Foster, Samantha Morton, Woody Harrelson

The best war movies don’t necessarily have the main actors involved in the war acting. Like the movie The Messenger, tells the story of Will Montgomery (Ben Foster), an American army soldier who has been repatriated from Iraq. Montgomery was later hired in a special office to deliver news of soldiers’ deaths to his family.

As the bearer of sad news, Montgomery had to witness the family of soldiers crying and rioting when they heard the news of the soldier’s death. He had thought about leaving the job, but Montgomery realized that the work he was doing right now was very important.

One day, Montgomery brought sad news to one of the wives of soldiers who died on the battlefield. Like previous families, this soldier’s wife also cried when she heard the news of her husband’s death. However, Montgomery fell in love with the soldier’s wife.

The Hurt Locker

Desert wolf campaign movie

  • Release year : 2008
  • Genre: Drama, Horror, War
  • Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow
  • Actors: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty

Hurt Locker is one of the best war movies of all time by female director Kathryn Bigelow which premiered in 2008. Tells the story of three soldiers in a bomb disposal unit during the US invasion of Iraq. .

Although there are not many war scenes, the tension and images of bomb explosions are shown many times, making the audience hold their breath.

So don’t be surprised if this movie reaps multiple Oscars at the Academy Awards in the categories of Best Motion Picture, Best Achievement in Directing, Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor. Best Achievement in Film Editing, Best Achievement in Mixing and Best Achievement in Sound Editing.

Battle for Haditha

Immortal bunker movie

  • Release year : 2007
  • Genre: Drama, History, War
  • Directed by: Nick Broomfield
  • Actors: Matthew Knoll, Elliot Ruiz, Eric Mehalacopoulos

“Battle for Haditha” became a war film screened at the Toronto Film Festival and the London Film Festival. This film gets its title using the name of the city, Haditha, located in Iraq. In addition to being one of the best war movies, “Battle for Haditha” is also the best sniper movie ever.

Set in Haditha in 2005, 24 civilians have been brutally murdered by US Marines commanded by Corporal Ramirez (Elliot Ruiz). Ramirez’s actions have attracted the attention of public opinion around the world. Ramirez faces a Military Court to explain his actions.

Rescue Dawn

Rescue movie at dawn

  • Release year : 2006
  • Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
  • Directed by: Werner Herzog
  • Actors: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies

Stories about the Vietnam war never seem to end up on the big screen. Rescue Dawn is one of them. Starring Christian Bale as fighter pilot Dieter Dengler, who is shot down and imprisoned by the Viet Cong and attempts to escape from a detention camp at the hands of a comrade.

For a role here, Christian Bale has returned to looking thin after previously successfully fattening up his role as Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins. Despite receiving critical acclaim from film critics, Rescue Dawn failed to make it to theatrical release, but ultimately raked in dollars from its home video release.


Movie Marines

  • Release year : 2005
  • Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
  • Directed by: Sam Mendes
  • Actors: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black

Jarhead is a war movie that focuses more on the psychological aspects of the Marines involved in the US military campaigns in Iraq. The film, released in 2005 starring Jaky Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Peter Sarsgaard and Chris Cooper, was able to show the chaos of the Marines as they discovered their intentions and the country’s goal in invading Iraq as a sovereign state.

War not only raged before their eyes, but also raged in the hearts of those who had a conscience. Sam Mendes as a director did his best without being criticized by anyone, so he was not criticized much.

The Fallen

Movie The Fallen

  • Release year : 2004
  • Genre: Action, War
  • Directed by: Ari Taub
  • Actors: Daniel Asher, Brain Bancale, Matthew Black

This film tells the story of 3 important characters who are in the fall of 1944 during World War II. The first is Sergeant Malone who is assigned to send supplies to American soldiers on the front lines. The second is German Lieutenant Gunther, who is disciplining his men who still have much to learn and the last one is a longtime criminal named Rosini.

Both Sergeant Malon, Lieutenant Gunther and Villain Rosini are told from 3 different perspectives in resolving the state of war between the US army and the fascist army; Communist parties, supported by civilians and criminals, against German soldiers who enjoyed ravaging Northern Italy.

Film Cold Mountain

Cold mountain movie

  • Release year : 2003
  • Genre: War, Drama, Romance
  • Directed by: Anthony Minghella
  • Actors: Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman

Set during the Civil War in Petersburg, Virginia. A young soldier named Inman (Jude Law) is hospitalized after being severely injured by the war assigned to him. While in the hospital, he receives a letter from a beautiful girl with all her flaws named Ada (Nicole Kidman) to go home and not go to war. However, the image of the guards always standing by to punish and even kill the soldiers who fled the mission continued to haunt Inman’s mind.

Until one day, Inman ventured back to his hometown of Cold Mountain, North Carolina. Despite his limp, Inman continued to walk home. Along the way, he meets many people and a beautiful widow (Natalie Portman) who distracts him. What will happen to Inman? Will he return to Ada’s arms or will he find a new love?

We Were Soldiers

We used to be soldiers movie

  • Release year : 2002
  • Genre: Action, Drama, History
  • Directed by: Randall Wallace
  • Actors: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear

Mel Gibson stars in a true story about America’s first battle in the Vietnam War. We Were Soldiers is adapted from the book We Were Soldiers Once… And Young by Lieutenant General Hal Moore and reporter Joseph L. Galloway joining the battle.

Directed by Randall Wallace, this film also tells about the reactions and psychological state of American soldier families whose relatives were sent to Vietnam. There are those who accept it, and many who oppose it. There are many moments in the film that can make the audience nervous.

Movie Black Hawk Down

Movie Broken Winged Hawk

  • Release year : 2001
  • Genre: Drama, History, War
  • Directed by: Ridley Scott
  • Actors: Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore

Black Hawk Down is a 2001 film by famous director Ridley Scott, which can also be considered a pioneer work of the 2000s war film genre. About the campaign to arrest Mohamed Farrah Aidid in Mogadishu, Somalia of U.S army.

With the participation of a series of famous actors such as Josh Hartnett, Eric Bana, Ewan McGregor, Tom Sizemore, William Fichtner, Jason Isaacs and Sam Sephard, this film has received a lot of praise from film critics as well. as criticism from the militaries of other countries. countries that consider the US to be in power over the country. another sovereign state.

Like previous war films that have been nominated for an Oscar, this film won the Oscars in the categories of Best Editing and Best Sound.


Movie leaving the army

  • Release year : 2001
  • Genre: War, Action
  • Directed by: Joel Schumacher
  • Actors: Collin Farrell,

Set during the Vietnam War. With fewer and fewer American soldiers during the war, the elite army had to recruit new members to join American soldiers, who would be sent to the field to fight against Vietnam. One of them is Roland Bozz (Colin Farrell); He and many other recruits were trained to be powerful soldiers by participating in a Vietnam war simulation in a training ground called Tigerland.

Before entering Tigerland, Bozz and the others went through their first training and Bozz was able to become the best and there was a soldier named Wislon (Shea Whingham) who didn’t accept it. He is angry and has a grudge against Bozz. After 8 weeks of probation, it was time for them to be sent to Tigerland. A surprise awaits Bozz and the team. The enemy they have to fight is Wilson. Guess what Wilson did? He literally fills all of his weapons and members with live ammo which should only be used with airguns. So how did Wilson deal with it?

When Trumpets Fade

The movie behind the victory

  • Release year : 1998
  • Genre: War, Drama
  • Directed by: WW Vought
  • Actors: Ron Eldard, Frank Whaley, Zak Orth

Private David Manning (Ron Eldard) joins the battle in the Hürtgen Forest and becomes the sole survivor of the entire army sent. David didn’t want to leave his wounded friends behind. This made David known and even made the new platoon leader.

Trouble arose when David learned that the platoon he led was a ‘raw’ platoon that had to learn a lesson about war from the very beginning. David is very confused because he doesn’t want the same thing to happen to both of you about the collapse of an entire platoon during the war. Certainly, the new platoon that had to go to battle was caught up in a fierce battle with the Germans.

Courage Under Fire

Movie Unequal Battle

  • Release year : 1996
  • Genre: War, Drama
  • Directed by: Edward Zwick
  • Actors: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips

Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Serling (Denzel Washington) commanded troops during the Gulf War. Using tanks as his primary weapon against Iraq, Nathaniel struggles with all of his men to complete the mission. Unfortunately, due to panic and circumstances that caused Nathaniel and his men to lose track due to the darkness and smoke, he mistakenly shot. Instead, he shot the American tank and killed his own comrade. Immediately after the incident, Nathaniel stopped and worked behind his desk with great guilt.

His current job requires him to check the legitimacy and background of all soldiers. He then finds something odd about a helicopter captain named Emma Walden (Meg Ryan), who was awarded the Medal of Honor after he died in the line of duty. Nathaniel takes evidence and interviews several soldiers for Emma, ​​who question how she got the Medal of Honor. What really happened?

The Tuskegee Airmen

Film of the pilot squad

  • Release year: 1995
  • Genre: War, Drama
  • Directed by: Robert Markowitz
  • Actors: Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

This TV series from the HBO producer tells the story of a very ambitious young pilot named Hannibal Lee Jr. (Laurence Fishburne). He attended training to fight in World War II. When he entered the training camp, Lee was treated badly, he was rejected by many white soldiers.

Wanting to prove himself capable, Lee along with his other colleagues Walter Pe People’s (Allen Payne), Leory Cappy (Malcolm-Jamal Warner) and others join a group called the Tuskegee Airmen to fight fight. The mission succeeds and the Tuskegee Airmen become a fearsome group of pilots.

The War

Movie Fierce War

  • Release year : 1994
  • Genre: War, Action
  • Directed by: Jon Avnet
  • Actors: Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner, Mare Winham

A Vietnam war veteran named Stephen Simmons (Kevin Costner) voluntarily goes to a mental hospital to recover from the traumas of war and the pressure of his lack of life, so he has to work a lot. to feed the family.

Stephen’s twins, Lidia (Lexi Faith Randall) and Stu (Elijah Wood) are bored because their dad is busy agreeing to build a tree house with their friends. However, once completed and used for play, the treehouse collapsed and landed on Stephen’s good friend Moe. Stephen who was still recovering then returned to pay tribute to his colleagues who were injured and gone. Not wanting to repeat that, Stephen risked his life to save Moe even though he had to risk his life.

Schindler’s List

Movie Schindler's List

  • Release year : 1993
  • Genre: War, Drama, History
  • Directed by: Steven Spielberg
  • Actors: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes

Adapted from the novel Schindler’s Ark by Thomas Keneally, this film follows the plight of Jews under Nazi pressure. In 1939, the situation of the Jewish people was extremely depressed, feeling ‘poor’, a Nazi and businessman who wanted to help Jews have a decent life.

The businessman’s name is Oskar Schindler. He builds a factory and hires Jews and works with an accountant named Itzhak Stern (Ben Kingsley). However, there is actually a plan behind Oskar’s kindness. What is this?

The Last of Mohicans

The Last Mohicans Movie

  • Release year : 1992
  • Genre: Drama, War
  • Directed by: Michael Mann
  • Actors: Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means

Produced in 1992, this film is an adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper’s novel of the same name and a 1936 film adaptation. This film tells the story of several Mohicans; an Indian tribe on the verge of extinction. They lived alongside British soldiers in peacetime.

The story revolves around, until one day, the daughter of Colonel Edmund, who is also the commander of the British army, is kidnapped by a group of Indian tribes on the side of France. Three Mohicas managed to save Col’s daughters. Edmund, but this sparked a war between the two tribes and the country.

Memphis Belle

Movie Secret Mission

  • Release year: 1990
  • Genre: War, Action

The film follows the adventures of airmen who are members of the Memphis Belle (Boeing B-17 Flying Fortres) mission to bomb enemy territory with a total of 25 targets. This time, Memphis Belle Captain Dennis Dearborn (Matthew Modine) embarks on a mission that will be the last for him and the other 10 members. If this mission succeeds, then they all have completed their mission and can return home.

But the situation is very precarious. While in the air, the Germans had an equally powerful air force plus ground troops preparing to shoot down Memphis Belle’s army. This caused the escort planes to fall back for the Memphis Belle’s army to begin fighting. Can they complete the mission?

Movie Platoon

Platoon movie

  • Release year : 1986
  • Genre: Action, War
  • Directed by: Oliver Stone
  • Actors: Tom Berenger, Williem Dafoe, Charlie Sheen

The story begins when a soldier named Chris Taylor (Charlie Sheen) volunteers to join the 25th Infantry Division near the Cambodian border. This unit is led by Lieutenant Wolfe (Mark Mosses); he is not fully trained and is relatively young. Fortunately, his people are even more trained than he is. Lieutenant Wolfe finally gave the order to attack the North Vietnamese soldiers. But instead, the result was the deaths of soldiers.

The story begins to climax when Taylor and his troops are ready to fight again. Taylor was shocked when some soldiers started violence against civilians. The culprit is Sergeant Barnes. On the other hand, Taylor’s new friend, Sergeant Elias, opposes Sergeant Barnes’ actions so that the unit is divided into Barnes’ camp and Elias’ camp. Taylor herself became confused about it, too. On the one hand, he had to focus on the fight against the North Vietnamese soldiers, on the other hand, he had to choose which camp should become one.

Hamburger Hill

Minced meat hill movie

  • Release year : 1987
  • Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
  • Directed by: John Irvin
  • Actors: Anthony Barrile, Michael Boatman, Don Cheadle

The movie “Hamburger Hill” focuses more on the lives of 14 US soldiers during the 937 Hill war in Vietnam. At that time, the 101st Airborne Division launched an attack on the North Vietnamese army at Ap Bia Mountain near the border with Laos.

In 1965, the intensity of the conflict in Vietnam increased, so the 101st Airborne Division was sent to Vietnam. Here, the Airborne Division engaged the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces. They tried to gain control of the fortified hill that was later occupied by the North Vietnamese.

The Beast of War

Movie Beast of War

  • Release year: 1988
  • Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
  • Directed by: Kevin Reynolds
  • Actors: George Dzudza, Jason Patric, Steven Bauer

“Old but golden” perhaps these are the words that can describe a bit about “Evil Beast War”. A movie that came out in 1988 is still worth watching, especially if you really enjoy watching war movies.

This film takes the story of the ongoing Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. A Soviet t-55 tank piloted by Daskal (Geoger Dzundza) – a ruthless soldier – is lost in the wilderness. After the rebellion, what plans does Daskal have next?

Above is a list of the best war movies of all time that take the theme of war during or after the second world war. If you want to know the best movies with the theme of the second world war, then please refer to the movies that Salenhanh.com recommends above.


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